Body of doctor found in hospital prompts investigation
Consultant anaesthetist Dr Paul Holder was found dead at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
A police probe has been launched after a doctor was found dead at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
Officers and medical staff are investigating the sudden death of consultant anaesthetist Dr Paul Holder, 44, whose body was found on Sunday afternoon.
Police said there does not appear to be any suspicious circumstances.
A spokeswoman said: "Police Scotland was informed of the sudden death of a 44-year-old man at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary on Sunday at around 5.20pm.
"The death is being treated as unexplained, but there does not appear to be any suspicious circumstances."
A spokeswoman for NHS Grampian added: "We are assisting Police Scotland with a live investigation.
"Our thoughts are with the bereaved at this time. Out of respect to all those involved we will not be commenting further."
Part of Mr Holder's role at the hospital involved assisting and teaching students at the medical school.
A spokesperson from the University of Aberdeen said: "Staff and students at the medical school are saddened at the loss of our colleague.
"Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time."